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Key stage 2 sessions

KS1 schoolchildren on a visit to the Tower of London.

Crime and punishment

Children will put themselves into a prisoner’s shoes as a costumed presenter recounts exciting stories from the Tower’s dark history.

Key stage 2
Subject: History
Topics: Normans, Medieval, Tudors
Session Type: Route-based

SEND School Session at the Tower of London

The queens behind Henry VIII

Have you ever wondered what life was really like for the wives of King Henry VIII? Join Lady Latimer as she tells the stories of Henry's infamous queens.

Key stage 2
Subject: History 
Topics: Tudors
Session Type: Route-based

Tower of London viewed from the River Thames under a blue sky

Pirate Prisoners

From a hill overlooking the River Thames, the Tower has seen many people come and go over the centuries. Discover how England developed through trade and migration, and how the river played a key role.

Key stage 2
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors, Stuarts, trade and migration
Session Type: Route-based

Tower of London viewed from the River Thames under a blue sky

Pirate Prisoners MLD

From a hill overlooking the River Thames, the Tower has seen many people come and go over the centuries.  The river has been used for trade, migration, exploration and crime. Join us to learn more about how to become a pirate or, if you can secure Royal backing, a privateer.

This session is delivered by a presenter skilled in supporting students with moderate learning difficulties.

Key stage 2
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors, Stuarts, trade and migration
Session Type: Route-based

Image of school children interacting with costumed presenter at the tower of london

Stories from the Tower

Developed especially for the summer season, this lively and interactive session will engage your students with some of the very best stories which have made the Tower of London such an important site in British history.

Key Stage 2
Subject: History and General interest
Topics: Normans, Medieval, Tudors, Stuarts
Session Type:Route-based